Jeffrey M. Hirsch, J.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Geneva Yeargan Rand Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law · UNC at Chapel Hill

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Geneva Yeargan Rand Distinguished Professor of Law

Unions/Union Organizing Collective Bargaining Employment Discrimination Employment Law

Miriam Liss

Professor of Psychology · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Liss is internationally known expert on parenting and work-family balance issues.

Mindfulness Work-Life Balance Feminism Parenting Social Media

Margaret Abraham

Professor of Sociology · Hofstra University

Margaret Abraham's research specializes in domestic violence, gender studies, and the South Asian Diaspora.

Sociology Gender Ethnicity Globalization Migration

Dr Graeme Hayes

Reader in Sociology and Policy · Aston University

His research focuses on environmental protest movements, climate change, direct action, civil disobedience & criminal trials of activists.

Social Transformation Disobedience Climate Change Contemporary Social Movements Direct Action

Daniel Cornfield

Professor of Sociology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the American labor movement, the creative class, and work and occupation issues generally.

labor & employment Creative Class Unionization Labor Unions Musicians

Terrance Odean

Professor | The Rudd Family Foundation Chair · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Influence of Individual Investors on Asset Prices Investor Behavior Behavioral Finance Investor Welfare

Daniel Kreiss, Ph.D., M.A.

Assistant Professor, School of Media and Journalism · UNC-Chapel Hill

Kreiss’s explores how technology and social media impact the public sphere and political practice.

Campaigns Social Movements Elections Data Science Qualitative Research

Craig Albert

Director of the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies · Augusta University

Dr. Craig Albert focuses on national security, cyberconflict, ethnic conflict, and political thought.

Ethnic Conflict Terrorism Political Science National Security

Rachel Gouin

Director, Research and Public Policy / Directrice, Recherche et politique publique · Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada / Repaires jeunesse du Canada

Non-profit leader with expertise on children & youth

Youth Youth Activism Youth and School-To-Work Transitions youth mental health Youth Engagement

Marc Smith

Chief Social Scientist · Connected Action

Internet sociologist, using social network analysis and visualization to map and understand social media

Social Media Social Networks Business Collaboration Information Visualization

Feryal Cherif

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Director of the International Relations Program · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Gender and Human Rights International Relations Politics of Middle East

Brendan Cantwell

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Brendan Cantwell's research interests include the study of higher education organization, governance, & finance in the US & internationally.

Educational Administration Higher Education Comparative Education

Andrea S. Boyles

Associate Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies · Tulane University

Dr. Boyles is an expert in race and social justice; Black citizen-police conflict; neighborhood disorder/crime; community; and resistance.

Qualitative Methods Neighborhood Disadvantage and Disorder Intersections of Race, Class and Gender Social Inequality Police-Citizen Relations

Barbara Walter

Professor of Political Science · UC San Diego

Barbara F. Walter's current research is on the behavior of rebel groups in civil wars.

The Strategic Use of Internet Propaganda The Causes, Duration, and Resolution of Civil Wars Extremist Ideology in War Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Thad Kousser

Professor and Chair of Political Science · UC San Diego

Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.

Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government

Ascanio Piomelli

Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: piomelli@uchastings.edu / 415-581-8925 / Office: 100 McAllister Street, Suite 350

Social-Change Lawyering Clinical Legal Education Community Legal Services Wage & Hour Law Community Group Advocacy

Vijay Khatri

Associate Professor of Information Systems · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Information technologies expert, specializing in cognitive aspects of data management

Data Lifecycle Management Data Visualization Predictive Analytics Semiotics and Database Design Cognitive Aspects of Data Management

Vincent Lloyd, PhD

Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Studies | College of Liberal Arts and Studies · Villanova University

Vincent Lloyd, PhD, researches issues and trends related to religion in politics and race, and how these areas affect social change.

Religion The Role of Religion in Racial Justice Organizing Religion in Politics and Race Religion in Mass Incarceration Religious Ideas of Crime and Punishment

Zeynep Tufecki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) · UNC-Chapel Hill

Faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society, inaugural Andrew Carnegie Fellow, New York Times op-ed contributor

Technology Sociology Computer Programming Social Media Twitter

K. Melchor Hall, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Black feminist scholar-activist crossing disciplinary and national borders

Latin America Transnational Organizing Constructivist Grounded Theory Black Feminist Theory International Development